Wreck of Lockerbie plane which claimed life of Hexham man lies rotting in scrapyard



This is the wreckage of the plane downed in Lockerbie, which has been left rotting in a scrapyard.
A total of 270 people died when the plane was blown up by Abdelbaset al-Megrahi on the evening of December 21, 1988.
The flight was on its way from London to New York when it exploded above Lockerbie, killing everyone on board and 11 people on the ground.
Jean and Barrie Berkley, of Sandhoe, Hexham, lost their son Alistair in the tragedy almost 30 years ago.
Today, parts of the wreckage, including the engines and pieces of the distinctive nose cone of the Boeing 747, have been left close to a... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Regional North East, Views: 40
Source: Sunday Sun
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